Filmmaker Qina Liu has created a short documentary about Katharine Kittredge's decade-long quest to learn about the life and work of Anglo-Irish diarist and poet Melesina Trench. The story tells of remarkable coincidences, documents lost and found, and the emergence of Trench's descendants in the project's final chapter.
early modern women's writing, diaries, bluestockings, Irish Quakers, poetry, science fiction, mourning, courtship, early modern gender roles, Lord Nelson, Emma Hamilton, microhistory
Kittredge, Katherine and Liu, Qina
"Chasing the Ghost of Melesina Trench: A film by Qina Liu in collaboration with Katharine Kittredge,"
ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830: Vol. 3
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/abo/vol3/iss1/5